College of the canyons OER team has compiled a list of resources for educators to assist in the creation of OER materials.

How to Create OER’s
These resources will help explain the steps it takes to create an openly licensed teaching material.

Top O​ER Repositories 
There are many excellent OER resources, we have compiled a list of what we belive to be the top five OER repositories based on: ease of use, breadth of content, and how often they are updated.

​Understanding Creative Commons

What does it mean if an academic resource is openly licensed? These resources explain open licensing under creative commons and how this kind of licensing allows educators to freely use and share educational resources. To create a creative commons license click here.

OER Class Search 

If you are a current professor at College of the Canyons you will want to know about the OER class search funtion that helps students connect with classes that use OER materials in lieu of traditional textbooks. For more information please vist our ​​​​​​​​OER Class Search QA.pdfOER Class Search QA.pdf​.​


Interested in creating OER Swag for your college campus?

Checkout our OER button designs​! These designs (unless otherwise noted) are under a CC-BY 4.0 creative commons license; this means that you and your college are free to use these designs to make your own OER awarness materials



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